Have you ever wanted to measure how sustainable your home is? I have often wondered if there was a means to do this beyond the basic environmental footprint.
Well, it just so happens that Jennifer Richards has developed a method of measurement that she has called the Household Sustainability Index. During this episode we discuss the index, why she developed it, and her thinking behind each of the questions.
It covers three main categories; Household Economy, Environmental Sustainability, and Well Being. A good score in all three indicates a fairly balanced household.
However, before you jump into the show, you need to do a little bit of homework first. Click through to the Household Sustainability Index using http://www.greeningofgavin.com/hsi.
This will redirect you through to Jennifer’s blog, Beyond The Trolley, where you can read the index questions as we step through them during the chat.
I must say the questions really piqued my interest, and I believe it is a well-developed index that could be used for most households with ease.
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Until next episode, keep it green!